Add Transparent Overlay Graphics To Video

Chances are you’ve probably noticed the graphic overlays that pop up on the evening news and wondered if you could add those to your own video. These images are also know as lower third graphics and include a transparent background that makes this possible. RELAY is one of the few platforms that makes it easy to customize these types of layered designs and incorporated them into your interview and streaming videos. In fact, if you’ve already set your brand color scheme and logo all you have to do is swap out the text.

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Perfect to make video thumbnails too

If you’re interviewing someone or being interviewed RELAY video overlays can add a professional polished look to any channel. But it’s not just about adding your name or logo. Many users also find these templates useful to make video preview thumbnails as well. Social media networks and video platforms such as YouTube can be quite noisy and professional looking thumbnail graphics will help your video stand out and get more clicks. RELAY even makes it easy to add a play button over any still image to further encourage users to click and watch your video.

Create a Video Overlay in a few easy steps

  1. Log in to RELAY and select "Overlay", "YouTube Thumb" from the layout filter menu or click the button below.
  2. Customize any mood board template by uploading photos, patterns or texture images that you’d like to include.
  3. Add a logo, and change the fonts and colors to match your brand.
  4. Download the final graphic and upload anywhere online.

Optimized for the highest quality

With the announcement of 4k video and the decreasing cost of storing your digital files it’s easier than ever before to create high definition video. Even smart phones create high quality videos. To keep up with this trend RELAY templates are optimized to download at the highest quality. You videos deserve to be featured in the best possible way and these overlays will make the perfect first impression when viewed on social media networks, search engines, and video thumbnail search.

Add Transparent Overlay Graphics To Video